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YakiniQ BBQ

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1640 Post St Fl 2, San Francisco, CA 94115-3604
+1 415-441-9292
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17:00 - 00:00
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Fri - Sat 17:00 - 02:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

First time we went to this restaurant and we loved the all you can eat BBQ. The food and service was exceptional. We will definitely go back.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Manila, Philippines
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131 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Went with friends. This restaurant located in Japan Town not far from SF CBD is an excellent dining experience featuring Korean grilled cooking. Admittedly, 90%+ of those dining when we visited were Asians. Note that this is located on the 2nd floor although entrance is street level. I agree with previously posted dishes to order from the menu. Too many... More 

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Thank Oskrehoboth
Manhattan Beach, California
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Fun Korean restaurant staffed by Koreans and filled with Korean customers the Thursday night we were there. Based on reviews, we made sure to arrive soon after they opened in order to secure a table -- good plan. Very much enjoyed the kimchi and other condiments/sides already on the table, loved the choice of meats to order from, had fun... More 

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Northville, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Enjoyed the cafe but didn't find we wanted to hurry back. Unusual flavors and unique drinks, they're quite proud of their products and items and found the cafe to be way over priced.

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Thank Jayhawk17
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We wanted to try something new and different that is exactly what we got, we were very pleased with the experience and the food!

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Thank SnickerRun
Surrey
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147 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

We had been touring the US for a while and as I used to live in Asia, I love Korean BBQs. For the trip until this point, I have been overcharged for such a tiny amount of meat and limited in what I can order. This place was exactly like those I ate at when I lived in Hong Kong... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

There is a YakiniQ BBQ and a YakiniQ Cafe beside it. We only went to the cafe and had iced coffee, macarons and fruits on shaved ice (the latter 2 were good). It was overpriced though.

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Thank lovetripsdd
Pacific Grove, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Same name, same location, but focus has changed. Now a great place for a coffee or tea and a sweet. Nice selection of pastries, although mine was a bit tired. The ginger honey tea, though, was so great I went back for more the next day. Made with slices of ginger and flavored with honey. You couldn't ask for anything... More 

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Geyserville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

I was shocked I never knew about the YakiniQ. My wife and I took a short trip to Japantown for a couple nights before she had our lovely baby boy. Our "baby-moon" if you will, lol! Anyways, she recommended we go he since our hotel was just two blocks away and a lot of her friends spoke highly of this... More 

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Thank MikeandMeliss
Utrecht
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

YakiniQ is totally worth the wait for their all-you-can-eat Korean bbq. Flushing down everything with some Korean beer is highly recommended. Staff is patient and incredibly helpful. I'm definitely coming back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Korean, Barbecue
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 02:00
Saturday
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1640 Post St Fl 2, San Francisco, CA 94115-3604
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Japantown
  • Neighbourhood: Japantown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-441-9292

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